Beyond The Call: Why Some of Your Team Go the Extra Mile and Others Don't Show

Beyond The Call: Why Some of Your Team Go the Extra Mile and Others Don't Show

by Marc Woods


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ISBN-13: 9781119962588
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/11/2013
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Marc Woods was a member of the British swimming team for 17 years winning 33 international medals. His left leg was amputated below the knee when he was 17 and he has gone on to these extraordinary achievements despite this. He was a founding member of the British Athletes Council and serves on the Board of the Youth Sport Trust. He now runs works extensively with individuals, teams and global businesses, encouraging them to develop best practice within their given areas of interest.
Approximately 25,000 people each year watch him deliver his inspirational presentations. His current client list includes Barclays, BMW, BP, Ceridian, Department for Criminal Justice, Department for Work & Pensions, Ernst & Young, Exxon Mobil, Goldman Sachs, GSK, Home Office, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Lloyds TSB, Novartis, National Probation Services, Natwest, Pfizer, Royal Mail, RBS, Sage, SAB Millar, Univar, UnumProvident, Visa and Zurich.
Marcs also runs SladenWoods a development consultancy running programmes to bring about improvements in performance, developing inspirational leaders, building high performing teams and accelerating organisational change.

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Table of Contents

Foreword v

1. Discretionary Effort and the Case of the Mysterious MrUnderhill 1

2. A Manifesto for Discretionary Effort 17

3. Free to Decide 37

4. Getting to Know You 65

5. Putting Others First 91

6. Fair’s Fair 115

7. Team Talk 139

8. The Importance of Trust 169

9. Next Steps 191

Acknowledgements 207

Reading List 209

About the Authors 215

Index 217

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